Dr. Paul Chous' Diabetic Eye Disease and Vision Columns
June 2015 - Advances in the Diagnosis & Staging of Diabetic Retinopathy
A look at recent treatment innovations
March 2015 - 2015 Update on Diabetic Macular Edema
The other diabetic retinopathy
Apr. 2014 - Improving Sight in People With Diabetes & Diabetic Retinopathy
Clinical trial tests effects of supplements for vision
Dec. 2013 - A New Tool for Detecting Undiagnosed Diabetes and Prediabetes
FDA clears device that detects long-term glucose trends
June 2013 - Update on Macular Degeneration
Results from the Age-Related Eye Disease Study 2 and Beyond.
Oct. 2012 - Macular Pigment and Diabetes
Learn why maintaining a healthy macula is so important.
Aug. 2012 - A New Tool for Preventing Progression of Diabetic Retinopathy
Fenofibrate may protect against diabetes-related vision loss.
June 2012 - Rising Rates of Diabetic Retinopathy Not Entirely Bad News
May reflect trends that warrant close attention by the diabetes community.
Feb. 2012 - Macular Degeneration Update
People with diabetes are no more likely to develop AMD than people without.
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As I mentioned in an earlier post, one of the benefits that made it cost-effective for me to go with the real healthcare (HSA) plan rather than the phony (HRA) plan is that my company is now covering "preventative" medicines at $0 copay. The formulary for these, as stated by CVS/Caremark (my pharmacy benefits provider), covers all test strips, lancets, and control solutions. I dutifully get my doctor to write up prescriptions for all of my testing needs, submit...